David McNeill is the Executive Officer of the Baldwin Hills Conservancy, which operates under the Resources Agency for the State of California. He oversees the long-term acquisition and planned development of nearly 1,300 acres of much needed parkland in the Baldwin Hills/Ballona Creek region of Southwest Los Angeles. A native of Los Angeles, Mr. McNeill has embraced the challenge of creating environmental parity in underserved communities throughout the city for nearly a decade. He enjoys rollerblading, bicycling and watching his elementary aged son participate in outdoor and indoor team sports. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University and also serves on the founding board of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust.